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2.5 Controlling the robots

The virtual robots in Stage are controlled through the Player. Demo controllers in various languages (currently C++, C, TCL & LISP) are included in the Player distribution.

Try using the Player example client <player_root>/utils/playerv/playerv to check that you can control Stage robots and read from their sensors. playerv is a very useful tool for testing and debugging your controller code.

Client libraries in other languages including Java and Python are also available. Check the website for the latest resources.